acres acres  /ˈeɪ kərz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Turns out the 2,000 acres don't have to be contiguous and only the space of the equipment touching the ground is counted.
  2. A wildfire burning in Southern California's Ventura County has grown to 9,700 acres.
  3. The fires already have burned hundreds of acres to the east, north and south of that community, and the devastation has attracted the attention of the White House.

News

  1. Fair Acres offers new Web site as resource for seeking skilled care

    Fair Acres, Delaware County’s skilled care facility in Middletown, has a new website that provides an informative and user-friendly resource for families looking for a nursing care facility for a loved one.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  2. Fun for all at Fair Acres annual June Fair

    (Above) Fair Acres, Delaware County’s skilled care facility, hosted its biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual June Fair, on June 5 on the campus in Middletown.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  3. Acres, Fendrich lead Outlaws to victory, into championship

    Carleston Acres ran for three touchdowns and Drew Fendrich tossed two touchdown passes to lead the Capital City Outlaws past the St. Louis Stars 46-38 in a semifinal of the 8-Man Football League playoffs at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School Sunday afternoon.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The State Journal-Register

Quotes

  1. "Once again, the oilman in the White House is echoing the demands of Big Oil," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "The Bush plan is a hoax. It will neither reduce gas prices nor increase energy independence. It just gives millions more acres to...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Forbes

  2. "I am going to take whatever I have left and go home," Sheehan wrote. "Camp Casey has served its purpose. It's for sale. Anyone want to buy five beautiful acres in Crawford, Texas?"
    on May 29, 2007 By: Cindy Sheehan Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "A lot of people are moving hay acres into commodity crops," said Schafer, a former North Dakota governor. "We're doing this in an effort to help with feed costs with those who run livestock operations."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Ed Schafer Source: International Herald Tribune

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